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Pair of miniature mules (children's ?)

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Vamps: salmon silk brocaded with white silk in floral motif; yellow grosgrain bindings; pointed at throats. Pointed toes. White leather welts. Brown leather soles. Dark brown leather-covered wood Louis heels; leather top piece on one. Silk and leather insoles. Buckskin linings emerge above vamp...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1675–1725

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10.9 x 4.6 x 5.6 cm (4 5/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Silk brocade, leather, silk cord, wood, and leather heel and sole


Textiles and Fashion Arts